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Doctors Who Treat Meningiomas

A patient diagnosed with meningioma should be evaluated by a multidisciplinary team that includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, radiation oncologists, physical therapists, social workers, and other specialists with advanced training and extensive experience in brain tumors. The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center offers the services of some of the top surgeons in the field as well as access to a full range of specialists in all the disciplines an adult patient needs.  (See also: Doctors Who Treat Brain Tumors in Children.)

Dr. Philip E. StiegDr. Philip Stieg, the chairman and neurosurgeon-in-chief of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, is one of the top neurosurgeons in the nation and has been named one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly for 13 years in a row.  Dr. Stieg has developed an international reputation in the area of cerebrovascular disorders and brain tumor surgery; his work has been broadly published and he has contributed to groups such as the Joint Sections of Cerebrovascular Surgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AANS/CNS). He is the past President of the Society of University Neurosurgeons and has received multiple awards and honors for his work. (Read more about Dr. Stieg.)

Dr. Theodore H. SchwartzTheodore H. Schwartz, M.D., specializes in the surgical treatment of brain tumors, pituitary tumors, and epilepsy surgery using the latest techniques in computer-guided surgical navigation, minimally invasive endoscopy, and microsurgery. Dr. Schwartz has been named to the lists of New York's Super Doctors, Best Doctors in New York magazine, America's Top Surgeons, America's Best Doctors, and America's Best Doctors for Cancer. (Read more about Dr. Schwartz.)

Dr. Susan PannulloDr. Susan Pannullo is board-certified in both Neurology and Neurological Surgery and specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery. Dr. Pannullo is one of the few neurosurgeons in the United States with access to Brainlab iX, Gamma Knife, and CyberKnife,  all of which allow non-invasive treatment of brain tumors and other conditions of the brain and spine. (Read more about Dr. Pannullo.)

Dr. Y. Pierre GobinDr. Y. Pierre Gobin, Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, is an internationally recognized expert with 20 years of experience in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine, including pre-operative embolization of brain tumors. A pioneer in endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms, Dr. Gobin was one of the inventors of the MERCI Retriever that is used in removing blood clots and other obstructions. (Read more about Dr. Gobin.)

Dr. Athos PatsalidesDr. Athos Patsalides is an Interventional Neuroradiologist who specializes in the endovascular treatment of diseases of the brain and spine, including the embolization of brain tumors prior to surgery. He has received multiple awards and distinctions from the Radiological Society of North America, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery. (Read more about Dr. Patsalides.)

Dr. Jared KnopmanDr. Jared Knopman specializes in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine and is one of the few neurosurgeons in New York City with dual expertise in both open neurosurgical and minimally invasive interventional techniques. Dr. Knopman has done specialized fellowship training in endovascular neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and is an expert in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, carotid stenosis, stroke, and pre-operative embolization.  (Read more about Dr. Knopman.)

Rohan Ramakrishna, MDDr. Rohan Ramakrishna is an award-winning neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of brain tumors and other central nervous system tumors. Dr. Ramakrishna treats patients with gliomas, metastatic disease, skull base lesions, and pituitary disorders. He employs advanced awake mapping, imaging techniques, and microsurgery to ensure maximal tumor removal and achieve the safest possible surgical outcomes. (Read more about Dr. Ramakrishna.)

At Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center, our neurosurgeons are highly skilled in the most advanced minimally invasive procedures for treating brain tumors. Our relationship with NewYork/Presbyterian Hospital allows our surgeons access to the very best facilities and specialists, as well as the most leading-edge research laboratories, to ensure that you gets the very best treatment available.

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